Representatives of the Association of engineering organizations "Automotive industrial cluster of Ulyanovsk region" took part in the all-Russian business mission on the formation and functioning of industrial clusters. Federal practice which took place in Stavropol and Nevinnomyssk. The business mission was organized by the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation and the Association of clusters and technoparks. May 31-June 1 representatives of 43 regions of Russia at the sites in Stavropol and Nevinnomyssk got acquainted with practical experience and discussed topical issues of development and state support of industrial clusters.

The representative of the Ministry of industry and trade of Russia Denis Tsukanov read out the welcoming speech of the Minister of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov. He also noted that it was planned to allocate 2.6 billion rubles to support joint cluster projects for 2 years 2018-2020.

According to the Deputy of the state Duma of Russia and one of the organizers of The United Russia party project "Locomotives of growth" Denis Kravchenko, the creation of industrial clusters in the regions of Russia creates a platform for the implementation of promising investment projects and to identify the most attractive niches for investors and for effective state support.
As noted by the Director of Association of clusters and technoparks Andrey Shpilenko, the policy of the Ministry of industry and trade to support industrial cooperation within clusters gives a positive result. Earlier, during the business missions of Association of clusters and technoparks, the participants of clusters from 36 regions of Russia presented 15 import-substituting cluster projects

"The all-Russian business mission to the Stavropol region gathered more than 40 regions that are interested in the mechanism of creation and functioning of industrial cluster chains. Such events are aimed at increasing the investment attractiveness of Acit members as an infrastructure for business support in the regions of Russia," the Director of the Association says.

The participants of the all-Russian business mission got acquainted with two operating and one emerging industrial clusters in the Stavropol territory, in particular, got acquainted with the work of such plants as "monocrystal", "Stilsoft", "Arnest" and a number of national aerosol cluster production facilities located in Nevinnomyssk.